Sugar cane harvesting and production will generate about $80 million in wages until April. The sector contributes 2% of GDP.
The cutting of cane and sugar production will generate approximately $80 million in salaries between November and next April, said the president of the Sugar Association of El Salvador, Mario Ernesto Salaverria, in an article on Salvador.com’s web site.
There were two million marine shrimp post larvae sown, out of a total of 5 million to be sown, in different Salvadoran estuaries in 2009.
With a seeding of 2 million marine shrimp post larvae our of a total of 5 million that will be sown in 2009, the Minister of Agriculture, Mario Ernesto Salaverria, announced today the “Restocking of Marine Shrimp Post Larvae in the Different Estuaries of El Salvador" plan, for the second consecutive year
The new selection, labeling and packing plant will benefit 42 micro, small and medium producers.
The new plant enables producers who are members of the Avocado Association of El Salvador (PROD) to have a joint form of marketing their product with a presentation package that has the same image as imported avocados.
Training for farmers, improvements in the irrigation system and the construction of greenhouses, are some of the projects that will be carried out for agricultural cultivation.
Elsavlador.com reports: "In order to support agricultural diversity, the Ministry of Agriculture will hire, this year, some 300 agronomists to train farmers so that they can learn about adding value to their products, so that they can improve exports and internal consumption, thereby increasing their income, said the head of the Ministry, Mario Ernesto Salaverría."
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As part of the Agritrade Platform, Guatemala will participate for the 27th time in PMA Fresh Summit, the most important international trade show and convention of fruits and vegetables in the United States, which will take place at Anaheim Convention Center, California from October 17th to 19th.